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Muckrakers

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Although some think President Teddy Roosevelt coined the term “muckraker” when complaining about the

societal excesses sensationalized by journalists, that type of reform-minded, investigative reporting traces its roots to Joseph Addison and Richard Steele who, in 1711, founded a daily publication with the

intent of

British society.